Allen Fong

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Allen Fong
Chinese name 方育平 (traditional)
Chinese name 方育平 (simplified)
Born (1947-07-10) 10 July 1947 (age 69)
Occupation Film director
Years active 1981-1997

Allen Fong Yuk-ping (方育平) (born July 10, 1947) is a film director and one of the leaders of the Hong Kong New Wave of the late 1970s and early 1980s. His cinematic style is highly influenced by Italian neorealism. He also usually uses personal or real-life stories as the basis for his films.

Despite his limited number of productions, he is one of the directors to have won "Best Director" three times at the Hong Kong Film Awards. Others who share this achievement are Ann Hui and Johnnie To. He won in 1982 for Father and Son.[1] His 1983 film Ah Ying was entered into the 34th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Currently he is the guest lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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  1. ^ 第一屆香港電影金像獎得獎名單 (in Chinese). Hong Kong Film Awards. Archived from the original on 6 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1984 Programme". berlinale.de. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 

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